Feminist and Accessible Publishing and Communications Technologies Speaker and Workshop Series

Keoni Mahelona and Peter-Lucas Jones on Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Peter-Lucas Jones of Te Aupouri, Ngai Takoto, Te Rarawa, and Ngāti Kahu descent, is the General Manager of Te Hiku Media. Keoni Mahelona is currently building Te Reo Māori speech recognition tools including text to speech, speech to text, and…

Morgan Klaus Scheuerman on How We Teach Computer Vision To See Race and Gender

Race and gender have long sociopolitical histories of classification in technical infrastructures-from the passport to social media. Facial analysis technologies are particularly pertinent to understanding how identity is operationalized in new technical systems. This talk will cover two studies on…

Stephanie Dinkins on Art, AI, Data Sovereignty, and Social Inequity

Stephanie Dinkins will discuss how her art practice confronts questions of bias in AI, data sovereignty, and social equity. Stephanie Dinkins is a transmedia artist and professor at Stony Brook University where she holds the Kusama Endowed Chair in Art.…

Rose Eveleth of Flash Forward Pod: Imagine Better Futures

Imagine Better Futures: The future isn't created exclusively by white guys in black t-shirts who give TED Talks. In fact, thinking about the future (or "mental time travel" as psychologists call it) is not only the first step towards building…

Kate Crawford on Atlas of AI

Kate Crawford is a leading academic on the social, cultural and political implications of artificial intelligence. For over a decade, her work has focused on understanding large-scale data systems in the wider contexts of politics, history, labor, and the environment.…

Claire L. Evans on Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet,

You need to sign up on eventbrite to get the zoom link (we do this to prevent zoombombing): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/claire-l-evans-on-broad-band-tickets-161521447999?fbclid=IwAR2gyPG9zqtf_lkwRjvQ_HNMxbgYNghwF6SDKwDG7DU0Udn5hb8dW5dP__4 Claire L. Evans will speak about her book Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. A question…

Dr. Moya Bailey on Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance

Dr. Moya Bailey will be speaking about her new book, Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women's Digital Resistance (2021, NYU Press: https://nyupress.org/9781479865109/misogynoir-transformed/). This talk will be followed by a Q and A period. Dr. Moya Bailey is Associate Professor of Communications at Northwestern…

Dr. MC Forelle on Right to Repair

You need to sign up on eventbrite-- this is especially important if the event happens in a virtual context so that you can get the zoom link (we do this to prevent zoombombing)-- if the event is in-person we will…

Caroline Running Wolf and Michael Running Wolf on Indigenous AI

You need to sign up on eventbrite to get the zoom link (we do this to prevent zoombombing): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caroline-running-wolf-and-michael-running-wolf-indigenous-ai-tickets-161512850283?fbclid=IwAR1KSKRNui2tY5-4y_blJco4GZOZ9-JoHvhQEmGINltGhe3MOyZTiiHUkZY Caroline Running Wolf and Michael Running Wolf will be speaking about their work regarding Indigenous AI. The talk will be followed by…

Dr. Julie Podmore and Dr. Elspeth Brown on the Challenges for LGBTQ+ Archives, Including Digitization,

You need to sign up on eventbrite--https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-julie-podmoredr-elspeth-brownlgbtq-archives-virtual-tickets-161540059667?fbclid=IwAR2OiZ6OtnTab5r3vRGwzhm7rPgdlk3f1ez-O55BR-lGfcRnI-Hwp8y1wow As part of the series' theme of sustainability, this panel will discuss the sustainability of digitization of archives, the risk of the "digital dark ages," and the challenge of sunsetting digital humanities projects.…

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